I thank Japan, in its capacity as Security Council President, for its leadership and its convening of this emergency meeting. I also express our gratitude to the eight members of the Council – Egypt, Bolivia, France, Italy, Senegal, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Uruguay – that requested this meeting as...
“We express our appreciation to all United Nations Security Council members who have taken a position of courage and principle and have rejected and condemned the irresponsible decision of the US Administration to unilaterally and illegally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move its embassy there.
This is an extremely important issue for the Palestinian people, and for Muslim and Christian people all over the world, namely the expected measures to be taken by the United States administration with regard to Jerusalem.
The State of Palestine expresses its adamant and unequivocal rejection of the announcement made by US President Donald Trump. The American Administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is an act of hostility against the Palestinian people, their inalienable national rights.
Canberra, 7 December 2017
Our national cause is at a critical moment today, following the measures announced today by the US administration on Jerusalem.
The extraordinary meeting at the level of permanent representatives of the OIC Member States, held at the request of the State of Palestine at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on Monday, 16 Rabi Awwal 1439 AH -...
In the light of US President‘s chief adviser Jared Kushner remarks yesterday, and President Donald Trump’s potential announcement next Wednesday regarding Jerusalem, the Ministry continues its diplomatic moves towards all regional and international parties to avoid such a declaration, because of its grave and unprecedented repercussions on the chances of...
In response to statements and leaks that the U.S. administration is considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and/or relocating its embassy to Jerusalem, PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly cautioned against such a dangerous development and said:
This Move Will Promote International Anarchy and Disrespect for Global Institutions and Law